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Cheap flights from Sacramento (SMF) to Istanbul (IST)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Istanbul (IST)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Istanbul?

Users have found that leaving on a Thursday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 26% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sacramento to Istanbul?

To save up to 17% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 51 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sacramento to Istanbul from $917 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,038 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento to Istanbul?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Istanbul from Sacramento. Users have commonly found prices around $866 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $625. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Istanbul (SMF - TR5)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sacramento to Istanbul in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 4% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Istanbul in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SMF to IST flights for November, December
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$842pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
6 Dec - 16 Dec
$854pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
6 Dec - 16 Dec
$856pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento to Istanbul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Istanbul from Sacramento found for next year
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$842pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
6 Dec - 16 Dec
$854pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
6 Dec - 16 Dec
$856pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Istanbul

Late deals on round-trip flights to Istanbul from Sacramento, departing today and this week
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$842pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$1,389pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IST
Istanbul
IST
Istanbul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
1 Dec - 7 Dec
$1,839pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
SAW
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Istanbul from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Istanbul
1:00 am - 12:00 pm
KLM
2 Stops
24h 00m
SMF - IST
KLM
$562
KLM
8:05 am - 12:20 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
17h 15m
SMF - IST
Turkish Airlines
$1,339
Ovago
7:45 pm - 6:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
35h 35m
SMF - IST
Multiple Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sacramento to Istanbul flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Istanbul

Are flight prices decreasing from Sacramento to Istanbul due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Sacramento and Istanbul for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sacramento Intl to Istanbul that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to Istanbul for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Istanbul for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just $842, but on average you can expect to pay $1,005.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Istanbul for under $800 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Sacramento to Istanbul, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Istanbul for under $900?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Sacramento to Istanbul within the next 7 days for less than $900.

Is Sacramento weather warmer or cooler than Istanbul?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 95 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Istanbul is generally colder than in Sacramento. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Istanbul?

Airlines like Lufthansa, KLM, and Delta fly from Sacramento to Istanbul in about 21h 39m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 11m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sacramento to Istanbul round-trip?

Flying on Lufthansa is currently your cheapest option to Istanbul, with prices starting at $842. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and KLM, with the lowest prices starting at $853 and $854, respectively. Lufthansa is priced at 25% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sacramento to Istanbul one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is KLM, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $562. Check flights for Turkish Airlines, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Sacramento to Istanbul

Destination information for Istanbul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sacramento to Istanbul
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₺7.78
Average temperature for November in Istanbul
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Istanbul
3.4 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Istanbul

Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)

Top 3 airlines from Sacramento to Istanbul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Istanbul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$766 $1,152 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$1,235 $1,273 No cancel fee 69%
Lufthansa
$1,046 $1,347 No change fee 76%
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